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THERAPEUTIC GOODS ACT 1989 - SECT 42DU

Self-incrimination

             (1)  A person is not excused from giving information or producing a document under section 42DR on the ground that the information or the production of the document might tend to incriminate the person or expose the person to a penalty.

             (2)  However, in the case of an individual:

                     (a)  the information given or the document produced; and

                     (b)  giving the information or producing the document; and

                     (c)  any information, document or thing obtained as a direct or indirect consequence of giving the information or producing the document;

are not admissible in evidence against the individual:

                     (d)  in criminal proceedings, except proceedings for an offence against subsection 42DS(4) or (5); or

                     (e)  in civil proceedings, except proceedings under section 42Y for a contravention of section 42DT.



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